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10:30 on a Summer Night by Marguerite Duras

10:30 on a Summer Night operates at a slow boil. The noir-ish 80-page novella follows a French couple, Pierre and Maria, on vacation in Spain with their four-year-old daughter Judith and their friend Claire.   319 more words


Theatre review: L'amante Anglaise

“I am tired, restful tired,” says Claire Lannes, the self-confessed killer of her deaf-and-mute cousin, as she talks in prison to an unnamed interviewer towards the end of Marguerite Duras’ play. 576 more words


Books that make you forget The Fifty Shades of Grey, by Irene Matarredona

An excellent article about the “real” erotic literature (Spanish)

Un excelente artículo sobre la “auténtica” literatura erótica

Vía: Letras y Música

Por más que una evidente operación de marketing trate de convencernos de ello, la novela erótica no la ha inventado E. 1,173 more words

My Readings

“He says he’s lonely, horribly lonely because of this love he feels for her. She says she’s lonely too. She doesn’t say why.”

Marguerite Duras, …

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Best Reads of 2010 (IV): The Lover by Marguerite Duras

The Lover by Marguerite Duras, tr. Barbara Bray

What do I remember now of Marguerite Duras’ The Lover in Barbara Bray’s English translation? Love and suffering. 79 more words


#ReadingForParity Week 4: Sex With Strangers by Laura Eason

Given the importance of online interaction in Sex With Strangers (through blogs, e-publishing, apps, etc), it’s rather ironic that I initially connected with its writer Laura Eason via Twitter, as a result of my #ReadingForParity blog project.  1,292 more words

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Essential Reading: July 2015

July marks the halfway point of my reading year and, so far, I have finished 30 books from my target of 60 for 2015 which means that I’m on track to achieve my reading goal. 632 more words